Cultivar Type：For Ornamental
Scientific Name：Camellia 'Mary Stringfellow'
Species/Combination：C. reticulata hybrid
Gao, Jiyin, 1992, The Observations from the Camellia World, p.69, No.562. Chinese synonym for the USA C.reticulata hybrid Mary Stringfellow.
» English Description
American Camellia Yearbook, 1980, p.170, Reg. No.1645: A very large, bright pink, semi-double C.reticulata hybrid (‘Cornelian’ [Damanao] x Mrs D.W Davis) blooms dark, mid-season to late; originated by Frank Pursel, Oakland, California, USA. The 10 year old seedling first bloomed 1970. Average flower size is 18.5 cm across x 11 cm deep. Flower has yellow anthers, leathery petals with red veined overtone on pink, large petals. Plant growth is upright, open and rapid with heavily textured, prominently veined, serrated leaves, 12.5 cm x 7.5 cm. Colour pl. front cover, ACS., The Camellia Journal, vol.36, No.1, 1981.